New York spot palladium prices were surrendering $10, or 1.4%, to $691 an ounce.
A handful of precious metals mining stocks and ETFs -- which offer another form of exposure to precious metals -- were largely in the positive territory towards the market close on Monday. Hecla Mining ( HL) was gaining 4.8% to $8.99, while Silver Wheaton ( SLW) was rising by 4.2% to $36.16. North American Palladium ( PAL) was increasing 2.5% to $5.82 and ETFS Physical Palladium Shares ( PALL) was falling by 1.4% to $69.03. -- Written by Andrea Tse in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Andrea Tse. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Andrea Tse. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com.